Caribbean Report 05-01-1999

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Caribbean Report 05-01-1999

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Title: Caribbean Report 05-01-1999
Author: Richards, Ken (anchor); Lister, Richard (correspondent); Gibb, Tom (correspondent); Jorge, Antonio (interviewee); Orr, Carol (correspondent); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Singh, Roopnarine Oumade (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. American Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announced new measures for links with Cuba. Correspondent Richard Lister reports on what the changes will mean for the Americans, and correspondent Tom Gibb gives a projection of the likely official Cuban response. Ken Richards interviews Antonio Jorge, professor of International Relations and Economics at the Latin American and Caribbean Center, Florida International University (00:28-08:55)
3. In Jamaica, police have imposed a curfew on a volatile area on the outskirts of Kingston. Carol Orr reports (08:56-10:26)
4. The Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago is denying that there has been a fresh outbreak of meningococcal septicaemia. Correspondent Tony Fraser reports (10:27-11:58)
5. The euro currency was having a slower day Tuesday after its first successful outing on the international financial markets. Roopnarine Oumade Singh, manager for foreign exchange at Republic Bank in Trinidad and Tobago and research associate at UWI, St. Augustine’s Centre for Monetary Studies, is interviewed by Ken Richards (11:59-14:24)
6. The Caribbean was represented at the swearing in ceremony of Florida governor Jeb Bush, and also at the inauguration of the new governor of the US Virgin Islands, Charles Turnbull (14:25-15:20)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39023
Date: 2014-08-20


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